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A 30-year-old female asked:

Got rashes on one leg a week ago,doc said shingles n said my 2yr old son can get chickenpox but he didn't. is it normal? or can be wrong diagnosis??

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Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Shingles: Your son probably has had his first chicken pox shot which will give him some good protection. Not touching or getting near your shingles helps him not get it also.
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